Category Archives: Contemporary

‘The All-Seeing Eye’: Registration now open

Registration and the full program for The All-Seeing Eye: Vision and Eyesight Across Time and Cultures Workshop on April 11 is now available. The program is hosted by some friends and members of the Effaced team at Swansea University, David M. Turner and Gemma … Continue reading

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CFP Portraiture: an Interdisciplinary Conference

A relevant call for papers for those interested in faces: Portraiture: an Interdisciplinary Conference This will be hosted by the Centre for Visual Arts and Culture at the University of Durham, 13-15 July 2018. The CFP specifies that: Proposals may … Continue reading

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Free Event! ‘Making Faces: Beauty Lost and Found’

As part of the Being Human Festival of the Humanities, the Effaced team is hosting a public event at Swansea University on 22 November 2017. Making Faces: Beauty Lost and Found will introduce members of the public to the fascinating world of … Continue reading

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CFP: Medical and Metaphorical Wounds from the Middle Ages to the First World War

A two-day workshop at the Science Museum, London, that may be of interest to our followers: January 26 and 27, 2018. Wounds and their meaning have differed over time: from stigmata to the psychological wounding of soldiers in the First … Continue reading

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Portraits, Likenesses, Composites? Facial Difference in Forensic Art

Kathryn Smith is completing her PhD at Liverpool John Moores University. A member of FaceLab, her doctoral research project is a cross-cultural consideration of the ethics of professional and public attitudes to visual depictions of the dead in contemporary culture. … Continue reading

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